new Delhi: 20 years of the Kargil victory day on July 26 On this occasion, President Ramnath Kovind said, "The nation gratefully grateful to the power of our Armed Forces on the hills of Kargil in http://zeenews.india.com/199999. We salute the bravery of those protecting the country. Those heroes who can not return, they will always be indebted. Jai Hind "http://zeenews.india.com/"
On this occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi shared some pictures of the Kargil war, writing that in 1999 I had an opportunity to go there. At that time I used to do party work in Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh. It was an unforgettable experience to go to Kargil and talk to the soldiers there.
During the Kargil War in 1999, I had the opportunity to go to Kargil and show solidarity with our brave soldiers.
This was the time when I was working for my party in J & K as well as Himachal Pradesh.
The visit to Kargil and interactions with soldiers are unforgettable. pic.twitter.com/E5QUgHlTDS
– Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) July 26, 2019
All preparations have been completed for this in Dras of Kashmir in the celebration of Kargil Day. President Ramnath Kovind and heads of the three armies will participate in the program. The torch sent from Delhi will reach Dras. On July 26, 1999, India had flung the tricolor by pushing Pakistan out of Kargil peaks.
Ramnath Kovind will be there at 9 in the morning. The ceremony will commence at 10 o'clock in the presence of the President and the heads of all the three forces. Defense Minister Rajnath Singh will also attend the function. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the planting program in Parliament on the occasion of Vijay Day.
Kargil war lasted for 60 days
The Kargil war lasted approximately 60 days. It ended on July 26th. Indian Army and Air Force attacked Pakistan-occupied areas. This war happened on the high altitude area. The forces of both countries had to face a lot of difficulties in fighting. In the action taken against the Pakistani infiltrators, 527 Indian soldiers were martyred, so about 1363 were injured. In this battle, nearly three thousand Pakistani soldiers were killed.